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What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

How productive are you?

Here’s a new test to find out.<p>By Kara Baskin | April 10, 2018<p>Why It Matters<p>How could you better manage your time? A few minutes with the Pozen …

MIT Sloan

This is what the new Gmail will look like

Yesterday, Google confirmed a major redesign for Gmail was on the way. We’d seen drafts of a redesign dating back nearly a year ago and heard some descriptions of the new look, but after yesterday’s news, several sources shared images of the new design itself – including some new features.<p>Other …

Apps

China still has the world’s fastest supercomputer, but the U.S. wants to change that

The Department of Energy is granting six companies a total of $258 million to work on supercomputing technology.<p>China holds the top two spots for fastest computers in the world, and Switzerland holds the third, with the U.S. in the fourth, fifth and sixth spots.<p>The Top500 list of the most powerful …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

These Toaster-Oven-Size Radios Will Help Bring 5G to Life

Live-streaming a virtual-reality broadcast. Downloading a 90-minute high-definition TV show to your smartphone in less than three seconds. Sending …

Internet of Things

This Study of 300,000 Leaders Revealed the Top 10 Traits for Success

According to leadership development consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman, these are the skills that leaders need to succeed.<p>Leadership was once called by historian James MacGregor Burns "one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth." Given the results of some recent …

Leadership

The Sublime and Scary Future of Cameras With A.I. Brains

Something strange, scary and sublime is happening to cameras, and it’s going to complicate everything you knew about pictures. Cameras are getting brains.<p>Until the past few years, just about all cameras — whether smartphones or point-and-shoots or CCTV surveillance — were like eyes disconnected …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

Warren Buffett Says If You Hire People on Intelligence but They Lack This Other Trait, Don't Bother | Inc.com

Warren Buffett gave some great advice a few years ago on key attributes to look for when considering job candidate<i>s.</i> He narrowed it down to three, but one is purely non-negotiable. Buffet said<i>:</i><p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they …

Employment

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Time Management

Edward Snowden launched a laptop security app

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, announced a new app he helped create, called Haven, that will let users essentially spy on spies, per AP.<p><b>Haven</b> …

Human Rights

AMD takes on Intel with new Ryzen processors for laptops

This year’s core wars are going mobile<p>Over the last year, one of the more interesting stories has been AMD’s resurgence to relevance as a viable alternative to Intel. AMD’s new Ryzen chips have managed to at least offer a credible challenge to Intel’s dominance in almost every facet of the desktop …

Computer Hardware

Neutrinos on a seesaw

A possible explanation for the lightness of neutrinos could help answer some big questions about the universe. Mass is a fundamental property of …

Physics

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

Mind-reading AI is the newest defense against cyber attacks

Ransomware has been disastrous for businesses and individuals alike, with recent attacks like WannaCry costing companies millions, and personal attacks threatening private data. We’re all at risk. Criminals are holding data and information hostage using tools that require almost no skill, and once …

General Motors is starting to build cars that can eventually drive without a human

The Chevy Bolt EVs will be built with the hardware necessary to enable fully self-driving cars.<p>General Motors and its self-driving subsidiary Cruise have started to build Chevy Bolt electric vehicles that are being produced with fully autonomous hardware. In other words, once the software is ready …

Autonomous Cars

Android 8.0 Oreo, thoroughly reviewed | Ars Technica

We take a 20,000 word deep-dive on Android's "foundational" upgrades.<p>Android 8.0 Oreo is the 26th version of the world's most popular operating …

Virtual Reality

Is Elon Musk's plan for a road network beneath LA more than a pipe dream?

Cities attract wild ideas, from Qinhuangdao’s straddling bus to London’s bike lanes in the sky. As Musk’s Boring Company starts tunnelling, could his plans for underground roads and Hyperloop trains prove the doubters wrong?<p>In early August, the city council of Hawthorne, California, held a special …

Elon Musk

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Time Management

Elon Musk says AI could lead to third world war

North Korea ‘low on our list of concerns’ says Tesla boss following Putin’s statement that whoever leads in AI will rule world<p>Elon Musk has said again that artificial intelligence could be humanity’s greatest existential threat, this time by starting a third world war.<p>The prospect clearly weighs …

Artificial Intelligence

SanDisk unveils 400GB microSDXC card, the highest-capacity model ever

Today Western Digital and SanDisk launched the “world’s highest-capacity microSD card” with an incredible 400GB of storage. That’s double the previous record held by SanDisk. With more devices supporting larger external storage than ever before, SanDisk is looking to meet the ever increasing …

New Apple SUVs With Expansive Autonomous Driving LIDAR Setup Spotted on the Road

Apple has had several Lexus SUVs equipped with sensors and cameras out on the road to test its self-driving software platform since April, but <i>MacRumors</i> reader Amy, who lives near one of Apple's offices in Sunnyvale, California, recently spotted one of Apple's Lexus SUVs with a new LIDAR setup.<p>Amy …

Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study

Dating from 1,000 years before Pythagoras’s theorem, the Babylonian clay tablet is a trigonometric table more accurate than any today, say researchers<p>At least 1,000 years before the Greek mathematician Pythagoras looked at a right angled triangle and worked out that the square of the longest side …

Mathematics

Elon Musk: AI ‘vastly more risky than North Korea’

Tesla head warns of dangers of AI and pushes for regulation as OpenAI he backed beats best human players in online DotA 2 championship<p>Elon Musk has warned again about the dangers of artificial intelligence, saying that it poses “vastly more risk” than the apparent nuclear capabilities of North …

Artificial Intelligence

Intel says it will build a fleet of 100 fully autonomous vehicles

The chipmaker just closed its deal to buy auto-visual startup Mobileye<p>Fresh off its acquisition of auto-visual company Mobileye, Intel announced today that it will build a fleet of Level 4, fully self-driving vehicles for testing in the US, Israel, and Europe. The first vehicles will hit the road …

Autonomous Cars

'Breakthrough' penny-sized nanochip pad is able to regrow organs and heal injuries

Scientists have hailed a “breakthrough” technology capable of regrowing damaged organs and healing serious wounds with the single touch of a penny-sized pad.<p>The new device uses nanochips to reprogramme skin cells which then generate any type of cell necessary for medical treatment.<p>The non-invasive …

17 Skills That Are Hard to Learn but Will Pay Off Forever

#7: Mind your business<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That’s …

Self-improvement

Windows 10 will soon include built-in eye tracking

It's not easy to use a PC if you have ALS or another neuromuscular disease that prevents you from using your hands. You can use eye tracking, but that could easily entail specialized software and an imperfect experience. Microsoft thinks it can do better. It's adding built-in eye tracking to …

Software

4 apps en iOS y Android para todo electricista e ingeniero eléctrico

Los equipos físicos que a diario necesitan los ingenieros eléctricos y los electricistas, en ocasiones pueden resultar costosos, difíciles de …